It is the Marine, not the reporter, who has given us the freedom of press.
It is the Marine, not the poet, who has given us the freedom of speech.
It is the Marine who salutes the flag, who serves beneath the flag, and whose coffin is draped by the flag, who allows the protestors to burn the flag.
If you can read this, thank a teacher.
If you are reading it in english, thank a VETERAN.